Tesla’s Autopilot 2.0 adds more sensors to be better than ever, report says — BGR

Tesla’s Autopilot advanced cruise control has been making headlines all over the place: it’s been blamed for causing accidents, preventing accidents, driving people to the hospital, and even getting Tesla into trouble with the SEC. But progress hasn’t halted on autonomous driving at Tesla. Quite the opposite, in fact, as Electrek reports that Tesla is planning…

via Tesla’s Autopilot 2.0 adds more sensors to be better than ever, report says — BGR

US General in Europe Agrees NATO States Must Pay More for Defense

The commander of U.S. European Command recently said allied nations must pay their fair share of defense costs to deter Russia.

Source: US General in Europe Agrees NATO States Must Pay More for Defense

Steven Bochco Developing ‘L.A. Law’ Reboot — Variety

“L.A. Law” creator Steven Bochco is working on a reboot of the classic ’80s legal workplace drama. Speaking on the Rich Eisen Show Monday, Bochco said that he has been asked frequently in the more than 20 years since the series went off the air to reboot “L.A. Law,” but has never been interested in……

via Steven Bochco Developing ‘L.A. Law’ Reboot — Variety

Seagull on the Ocean Beach Pier, San Diego

I took this picture at the end of Ocean Beach Pier in San Diego, CA July 2011.

As you can see from this photo the shore is quite a distance away. The OB Pier is 1,971 ft long and is the longest concrete pier on the West Coast of United States.

Seagull on OB Pier SD

 

 

 

 

Skydiver completes death-defying stunt, free falls 25,000 feet into net with no parachute — For The Win

Pro skydiver Luke Aikins successfully completed an insane stunt on Saturday for a Fox TV special. He jumped out of a plane WITH NO PARACHUTE and fell 25,000 feet into a net the size of about one-third of a football field. (The photo above is from one of his training runs.) The madness aired on Fox…

via Skydiver completes death-defying stunt, free falls 25,000 feet into net with no parachute — For The Win

Today Is International Tiger Day. Here’s Why That Matters — TIME

There are many days every year meant to recognize various causes—from Arbor Day to the upcoming Earth Overshoot Day. International Tiger Day—celebrated on July 29—is one worth observing. Only a few thousand tigers remain a result of animal poaching and trafficking, according to a United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) report. That’s a 97% decline from…

via Today Is International Tiger Day. Here’s Why That Matters — TIME

Santa Barbara Sunken Gardens

I took this photo at the rear entrance to the Sunken Gardens behind the Santa Barbara County Court House.

SB Sunken Gardens


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